| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:10 PM
The Lakers hoped to land a top-three pick in the NBA draft lottery last month. Instead, the team dropped from the sixth to seventh when the lottery order was announced.
Do the Lakers have any means to climb in the draft? If so, to what end?
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:10 PM
The Lakers have long odds to win the 2014-15 NBA title, according to gambling site Bovada.
The team has no coach, an aging star in Kobe Bryant and few players under contract -- all contributing to 40-1 odds from Bovada.
The Lakers are tied with the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The Lakers held their second pre-draft workout Tuesday, giving Kentucky freshman Julius Randle an audition.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, a player development coach with the team.
A recent Yahoo Sports...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:04 PM
In preparation for the June 26 NBA draft, the Lakers worked out Kentucky forward Julius Randle on Tuesday afternoon at the team's El Segundo practice facility.
"Julius looked phenomenal. He looks 100% healthy to me," said Mark Madsen, who won two titles...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:37 PM
In a development that could have a dramatic impact on the Orlando Magic, the presumptive top overall pick in next week’s NBA Draft, Kansas center Joel Embiid, has suffered a stress fracture to the navicular bone in his right foot.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 11:42 AM
As they prepare for the 2014 NBA Draft next week, the Orlando Magic are attempting to obtain as much data as possible about Joel Embiid’s right foot injury so they can make an informed decision if Embiid is available when the team picks fourth...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The NBA draft is Thursday at 7 p.m. (ESPN) at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mock drafts have Kansas forward Andrew Wiggins, Duke forward Jabari Parker and Australian guard Dante Exum as locks to be picked in the top 5. However, Kentucky forward...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:32 AM
The clock could be ticking on Arron Afflalo’s tenure with the Orlando Magic.
Magic executives like what Afflalo brings to the team, and a league source told the Orlando Sentinel that Afflalo and his agent have not asked for a trade, but it may...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:33 PM
The Lakers will hold two pre-draft workout sessions Wednesday, auditioning some of the prospects expected to be lottery picks in the June 26 NBA draft.
While the list is subject to change, the morning session is scheduled to include Indiana's Noah...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Reigning league MVP Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Joakim Noah, James Harden and Chris Paul have been voted to the All-NBA first team, league officials announced today.
Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, Dwight Howard, Stephen Curry and Tony Parker made the All-...
| Jun 12, 2014
Bill Berg was a popular afternoon-drive talk show host on WGN-AM radio in the 1970s who also filled in on Cubs and Bears broadcasts.
"He had a good feel for people because he was a decent human being and he let people talk," said Dave Baum, a former...